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A digital sign placed to caution panhandlers about the enforcement of the new ordinance, effective April 29.
Sarasota Thursday, Apr. 25, 2013 4 years ago

Panhandling ordinance enforcement begins Monday

by: Alex Mahadevan News Innovation Editor

The Sarasota Police Department will begin enforcing a new ordinance aimed at stopping panhandling near traffic Monday, April 29, according to a news release.

Officers will issue court summons or arrest violators caught soliciting donations, contributions, employment, business, sales or exchanges with vehicles.

Police began placing digital signs advertising the ordinance at busy intersections Wednesday, April 24.


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